Established in 2010 by internationally recognized choreographer and teacher, Graham Lustig, lustigdancetheatre’s mission is to be a vibrant, dynamic organization that awakens the love of dance by performing and educating. This critically acclaimed professional company of ten dancers performs at major venues statewide and executes a comprehensive roster of educational programs for Piscataway’s public schools and various community groups. The dance and wellness studio offers classes for all ages and abilities in ballet, hip-hop, Pilates, pointe, contemporary jazz, creative dance, Zumba and more. The dance studio nurtures the next generation of aspiring dancers and offers ongoing wellness classes to the community.
Registrations are now being accepted for this summer’s dance intensive. Discover Dance Arts is a two week program taking place from August 10-21 for young students ages 9-15 to explore a wide range of dance styles and forms of creative expression including music, acting, theatrical performance, and exciting activities. Petite Feet is one week of non-stop fun from August 24-28 for children ages 5-7. Movement exercises, dance games, storytelling and crafts create a week filled with creative adventures for little ones. Auditions and dance experience are not required or necessary to participate in Discover Dance Arts and Petite Feet.
The last week of summer at the studio includes Back to Ballet designed for intermediate to advanced dancers. Back to Ballet features daily ballet technique classes, conditioning for pre-pointe and pointe dancers along with exclusive pointe shoe fittings. Drop-in classes for adults are open all summer including all levels of Ballet, Zumba, and Pilates.
Location: 80 Albany Street, 2nd Floor, New Brunswick. 732-246-7300 lustigdancetheatre.org.